As revealed by James Bond, Daniel will replace Craig

The exciting hunt for the next James Bond may soon be over.

Bullet Train star Aaron Taylor-Johnson appears to have emerged as a front-runner for the 007 role previously held by Daniel Craig, according to reports.

The 32-year-old Avengers: Age of Ultron actor reportedly dated Bond producer Barbara Broccoli and even had a secret audition last year. Daily Mail.

This was reported by the source Pak news Although the screen test went “very well,” via the Daily Mail , nothing has been officially confirmed.

The Post has reached out to representatives for Broccoli and Taylor-Johnson for comment.

The Kick-Ass star reportedly auditioned in secret for Bond last year.
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The Savage actor reportedly recently filmed scenes as a spy, including the franchise a symbolic sequence of a gun barrel.

“Aaron went to screen test to be the next Bond in September and the producers and Barbara loved him,” the source said. the sun in November.

“He’s one of the frontrunners now,” the source added. “Aaron impressed the bosses so much that he filmed one of the franchise’s famous gunshot teaser scenes, which the entire cast does.”

“This move brings him one step closer to signing,” the insider noted. “Brand bosses were impressed by his unique blend of acting intensity and an impressive back catalog of action films.”

The Bond fight follows Craig’s recent turn in 2021’s No Time to Die. The Knives Out actor, 54, has played the MI6 woman since 2006’s Casino Royale.

Idris Elba, Tom Hardy, Henry Cavill, Richard Madden and Bridgerton star Regé-Jean Page are also rumored to be in attendance.

In January 2022, Broccoli and another Bond producer, Michael G. Wilson appeared on Deadline’s “Crew Call” podcast and came up with the idea of ​​casting Elba.

2021’s No Time to Die was the last Bond film starring Daniel Craig.
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“Well, we know Idris — I’m friends with him and he’s a great actor,” Broccoli said.

“You know, it was part of the conversation, but it’s always difficult to have a conversation when there’s someone in the seat,” he added.

Broccoli continued, “I think we’ve been able to capitalize on Daniel’s incredible career until No Time to Die started. We don’t think or talk about anyone else, actors to play roles or stories or anything else. We just want to live in the moment. “


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